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for the seniors. they cruise past the terps 84-64. >>> george washington hosting charlotte at the smith center. second half gw up by 10. charlotte on the inbound. you have to watch the alley-oop. mario mayfield, two of his game high 17 points. charlotte down by eight. colonials startlinging ing to p. gw shot 45% from three point range. a little over four minutes to go. george washington putting the final touches on this one. going in for the slam. he led george washington with 16 points. they roll over charlotte 82-54. they win their third straight in a row. >>> over in football, the pro bowl has lived up to the hype for redskins tackle trent williams. the 24-year-old will not play in the exhibition game tomorrow after being assaulted in a nightclub in hol louisiana. according to reports, he was hit over the head with a bottle and required several stitches. he will be on the sidelines for the game. this is williams first pro bowl of his nfl career. >>> switching gears now to baseball, we're less than three weeks away from pitchers and catchers reporting for spring training. >> all right. >> to
de la liga ahora esa no deseada posiciÓn le pertenece a los bobcats de charlotte que tienen 32 derrotas y los wizards 31. la segunda victoria se dio en el hockey sobre hielo. donde los caps jugando en el verizon center derrotaron 3-2 en tiempo extra a buffalo. esta fue la primera victoria en tiempo suplementario y el segundo triunfo con tres derrotas en la presente temporada de la nhl. el futbol americano tambien tiene noticia tanto del pro bowl que se jugo en hawai como la previa del super bowl, asi es que vamos con el resumen. vamos al futbol americano porque ayer en honolulu, el combinado de la conferencia nacional no tuvo problemas para destacar por encima de la conferencia americana, en lo que pudo ser el último duelo de pro bowl en la nfl, derrotándolos por marcador apabullante de 62-35 desde hawaii. en la última participación sobre el campo antes del super bowl, los estelares de la nfc, que presentaban en su alineación a drew brees, eli manning y russell wilson en controles, abultaron el marcador desde los últimos momentos del segundo cuarto y hasta que finalizó
these little names to people. my name is carlotta but my real name was charlotte and they called me carlotica, little charlotte. he moved to new york city in 1948, where benny goodman hire him and he became very famous in new york at the time and he died in new york in 2001. one of the pieces of my ticket to ride is how many cubans of irish ancestry are there. because this connected to my family, that's why i wanted to read it to you. in the 40's, my father moved to new york in search of his destiny. he learned to make brillantine in red, blue and golden colors to give a beautiful sheen to the hair. in his spare time, when he could break free from his alchemist's captive vit, he would go listen to cuban music at the park plaza hotel in manhattan. those were happy times and years later became a happy tomic with me, convinced early on that my father inhabited a magic world. a few years ago, while listening to a recording of cuban blues by chico, i remembered in new york in those stories of the 40's that chico and my father met at club cuba in manhattan and again in havana in the mid-50's. the s
e. both charlotte and an drea did as well. charlotte at 15 years and joe airna and i 15 years. that's how we got in this program. we practiced very hard. very, very hard we practiced everyday and we have been been in india practicing 8 times where our teacher is from. yes. >> yes. >> well there are similarities all of southeast asia. we performed in bali with a group. it's a story from the [inaudible] and so the indian epiics actually the indian epiics for very common in cambodia and bali and thailand and there is a different aesthetic. all southeast asia and asia there are a lot of similarities. >> he is a male entity. he is not -- are you referring to the story? >> it's interesting you should say that. a unique indian concept is one of half male, half female. and that is -- unlike some dances the solo dancer portrays all of the parts in the story. you can portray a feminine aspect and then masculine aspect with the bow and arrow. the male has to portray feminine and the female has to portray masculine. there is a very fierce dance and a soft sort of dance and every dancer has
everyone knows, first edition of e.b. white's children's classic "charlotte's web." >> wow. >> it looks the same as the editions currently published for the most part. >> and you own that? >> yes. this is inventory of my store. so i brought it along. people look how do you tell first edition? in this case, it's pretty easy, it says first edition and the code of the month and the year that it was published. >> i see. >> and it's a book that-- >> would you sell it? >> oh, yeah, it's part of my inventory. >> okay. what price would you think you would get for it? >> oh, i would have to look to remember. this is $1250. this is a book you'll probably find more than one copy at the fair. it's not that rare, but it's loved so much and people really want to have it. >> okay. >> another book that's sort of in that same category, people enjoyed reading and found is this first edition of joseph heller's "catch 22". this copy is interesting because it's also signed by the author, ascribed to him by a collector from whom i got it. and this is abou
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. >> reporter: the producers hoped to repeat the project in another city next season. in charlotte, north carolina, lauren green, fox news. >>> the news tonight is far from over. the news edge at 11 is starting right now. >>> edge begins with a march on washington. thousands hitting the national mall today, rallying for and against gun control. and thans story staying up late with us. i'm laura evans. today's protests brought newtown, connecticut, people side-by-side asking for congress to act. fox's anna coyman has the story. >> reporter: thousands of protestors calling for tougher gun control laws rally in the nation's capitol. many hearing signs reading gun control now while others hold up the names of victims of gun violence. among the crowd, dozens of residents from newtown, connecticut, the site of the december elementary school shooting. the rally organized in response to that shooting. >> i am here for the 26 families who lost the life of their lives in newtown. daughters and sons, wives and mother. grandchildren, sisters and brothers gone in an unfathomable instance. >> reporter:
meeting in charlotte, north carolina. we will have more live coverage of the rnc meeting later today. >> we are honored and blessed -- we are honored and blessed to have governor bobby jindal with us tonight. we have a great partnership that goes back quite a few years. and i am just thrilled to have a partner like bobby at the rga. i think you all know that even among republicans, it is extra special when you know you are dealing with a man of his word that makes a promise and keeps the promise. somebody that you can believe in from the very start and i have to tell you, i think we've got a great theme that we can build on in this party. it's called the 10th amendment. [applause] because of barack obama, because of barack obama, washington is broken. they have proven nearly incapable of solving the most basic problems facing america. i think it is time to send a lot of these issues to the 30 governors in our country, the republican governors in our country, that have proven the ability to solve big problems, balanced budgets, speak to republicans, democrats, independents. have had g
". (charlotte uhlenbroek) esta es fifi, la más antigua en la comunidad kasekela. freud, su hijo mayor, y macho dominante. frodo, su hermano, y principal rival por el liderazgo. y titan, un jovencito apasionado por jugar. ♪ una de las cosas que más me gustan de seguir a los chimpancés, sobre todo a los machos, es que nunca se sabe lo que puede suceder, pueden estar absolutamente tranquilos en un momento como ahora y al minuto siguiente puede armarse un enorme alboroto. ¡uuh-uuh, iik-iik! corriendo por la selva y arrancando vegetación, los machos muestran su ira sin tener que llegar necesariamente a los golpes. [chimpancés chillando] ¡uuk-uuk, iiuk! frodo está agresivo y está dispuesto a usar cualquier cosa para demostrarlo. [chimpancés chillando] ¡uuk-uuk, iiuk! esto es parte del trabajo para el equipo de filmación. frodo parece estar disfrutando de su actual supremacía. con freud lejos, tiene la seguridad de que no será desafiado. ¡uuk-uuk, iiuk! [chimpancés chillando] ¡iik-iiak, uuk-uuk! otro macho decide unirse a frodo como una forma de estrategia política. ¡iik-iiak, uuk
. the city chief of protocol charlotte schultz, and her husband former secretary of state george schultz. former mayor willie brown. [cheers and applause] and former mayor frank jordan. we want to acknowledge the husband of united states senator and former mayor dianne feinstein, mr. richard bloom. the wife of former mayor gina mos coney and the wife of former mayor joe alliteo, catherine. the sister of former mayor george christopher. the board board and the rest of the city family who has made this event possible. we are also honored to be joined by several giants dignitaries. president and ceo larry baer and his wife sam. [cheers and applause] . giants vice president and general manager brian saibian and his wife amanda. [cheers and applause] the wife of the skipper mrs. kim bochy. and let us now welcome distinguished members of the giants ownership group, charles johnson, david jenkins, trina and rob veen, tory and steven humphrey and allen baer. and we also joined by past giants owners. please welcome the family jamie and kim rupert and peter stoneum. also here with us toda
is the normal high. the coolest suburbs -- gradually increasing cloudiness. look at that went. charlotte, n.c., 64 degrees. nacional, 63. that warmth will be pushing into the mid-atlantic region. tomorrow, rain showers are coming through. ones that storm slips into the country, it will drag out warm front passed us, and the mild air to the stock will stream in for the weekend. we talk about all this warmth on the eastern seaboard. talk about this cold air. the colder makes its way through denver tomorrow. is making its way through canada. as we have been saying all week, the ravens will be playing in a dramatically different air mass then we will be watching in on the eastern side of the country. the breeze will occasionally be up to 10 miles per hour. there is a piece of the arctic air moving down the mountains on saturday. warmth along the eastern seaboard. that makes its way east throughout the day tomorrow. wednesday, thursday, that will be pushing into the mid atlantic. it will be colder, but not until a week from today. scattered showers, increasing into tomorrow night. winds are aver
all the way to charlotte, north carolina. started to snow and changeover to freezing rain. after that freezing starts, we did manage to hit 41 degrees this afternoon at the airport. almost up to the normal levels. total precipitation less than two tenths of an inch. we are about an inch below normal for the year. when the temperatures are near freezing and falling during rush hour, things can be tricky. 40's for most of maryland. look to the south and west, that is where the air will be coming from. even though we are in the 30's in the northern suburbs, i do not expected to be a lot colder. 33-40, cloudy skies, look, i'll did is down on the gulf coast of new orleans. -- look at how warm it is down on the gulf coast of new orleans. we are expecting a significant warming of once this warm front gets past us. it can be tough to get a warm front throughout baltimore in the winter. it will take all day tomorrow. once it passes, we are into some spring-like air. fog in the morning, maybe a sprinkle of rain. wednesday should be the warmest day. a little thin edge of thunderstorms on we
in the middle of his cold but otherwise green charlotte neighborhood. >> can never really count on mother nature anymore. she's not very reliable. >> reporter: or predictable. so many across the country right now bundled up and wondering what mother nature might bring next. jay gray, nbc news. >> and a live look right now, snow is sticking to our roads right now. we'll keep monitoring the snowfall here in our region and get you updated on road conditions as the afternoon rolls on. >>> breaking news on a deadly crash in southeast washington right now along the line in prince georges county. a collision involving four vehicles including an ambulance has killed at least one person. this happened on southern avenue southeast near 12th street. police say one of the cars slammed into the ambulance. that car rolled over and caught fire. two paramedics involved were taken to the hospital and are expected to survive. no word yet on any other injuries or deaths or what may have caused that crash. >>> now, to a shocking crime. an 18-year-old girl killed and left in the middle of the street. the search is o
charlotte, north carolina, actually asheville. the snow is coming down here. if you're a nascar fan, you know this spot, bristol, virginia. the wind is picking up, too. how will things shape up into your weekend is the question on everyone's mind. >>> some call politicians pitbulls. >> some politicians are facing pitbull owners who want the law changed. dog owners don't like being singled out. >> maryland legislators met for a new session to work out laws in response to the court of appeals ruling on dog attacks, more specifically, pitbull attacks. >> i think it's a pretty good compromise. looks leak most of the interested parties like -- like most of the interested parties like it as well. it's fair to victims, landlords and pet owners. >> reporter: it puts the burden back on the owner to show he is responsible. >> if you're a victim of a dog bite, that you're able to sue the owner of the dog. so the owner of the dog is presumed to be responsible oar poor tony's son was viciously mauled by a pit bus. he feels it puts is into the posture that a dog gets one free bite. >> they are pets bu
tonightts episode. you're watching fox 45 good day ?ó 3 - americaa idol sstps in charlotte north carolina tonight.this morning.. the judges tell ussabout the drama aad what they hope to find during theeauditions. auditions. 3 3 &pmariah carey and nicki minaj are two very> laaies...whoobring unique perspectivvs to the judges table. following thh highly ppbliiized charlottee blow up... he tension between the two hhs cootinued----but both agree that the neet american idol shoull bb someene special... carey ays: "people llve a especially in today's world blending together." minaj f - says: "i just want to diversify the contestants that ww are not passing people byy cause they are differenn cause sometimes thhoe ifferent peoole are a peopll who change superstar has strong ideas in a conttstant... minaj r - sayss "it's not an arrogance and aacockiness hat excites mee it's a peace, it'' a certaii calmmess in a cootesttnt that makes meefeel thht their draaing me into tteer world."carey says: "for me i always like the ones that &pare caughttup in heir vibe o t
-old stumbled out of tte charlotte bar and three minutes later... >> i remember saying look at that car. car.that was the last thing i hemember. >> reporter: you were hit head orter: y .> yes, sir. reporter: both the eastridges were critically injured when huffman with a blood alcohol content three times the legal limit and driving 100 miles per hour hurdled into their s.u.v. meredith, six months pregnant, pregtheir baby. >> i think about him every day. i think about, you know, how old he would be and what he would be doing. >> reporter: a family you would doin had. >> right. there are multiple times in that muht that this tragedy could d.ve been prevented. >> so we want to take this device and implement it in the car. >> reporter: bud glowg is leading a research team creating technology that could prevent 10,000 drunk driving deaths a runk dr unlike this existing breathalyzer test for convicted drunk drivers, these two new sensors would test anyone behind bee wheel. to the idea is to develop a sensor that can be implemented in the vehicle to prevent anybody that's above the legal limit, abo
car. surveillance video from the charlotte bar showed he had the equivalent of 15 drinks in two hours. he stumbled outside and three minutes later was killed when his car crashed into the eastridges'. >> this is something that could have been prevented. you know, this is 100% preventable very outside boston a company called kin it ick is working on a project that could end drunk driving for all. all 16 major carmakers and the federal government split the funding. >> we've narrowed it down to two types of technology. one is breath-based. one is touch-based. >> reporter: either way, the goal is if someone is impaired behind the wheel, the car will not start. >> in our case, the car will start, lit not move. >> reporter: it sends an infrared light into the fingertip. it measures the tissue's alcohol content or a sensor mounted near the steering wheel can test a driver's breath. in a half second it reads whether the driver's alcohol count is above .08, the national legal limit. zouck's team is still working through every driving scenario. zouck says the technology could be ready by the en
, this is why it's a tricky forecast. 52 in charlotte, 50 in raleigh. you'll be shoveling notice tomorrow morning at this time. how much snow are we talking about? this is the fixes for the bigger cities. asheville will get four to six, richmond two to four, charlotte, north carolina, birmingham about an inch or so. atlanta and washington, d.c., you're on the fringes of the storm. i expect about less than an inch. the biggest problems is black ice after the storm is gone. >> sure to complicate things. newtown, connecticut school superintendent blasts the critics. president obama's likely new chief of staff will name names. and jeans that offer your legs and image something they never had before. you're watching "first look" on msnbc. [ female announcer ] born from the sweet monk fruit, something this delicious could only come from nature. new nectresse. the 100% natural no-calorie sweetener made from the goodness of fruit. new nectresse. sweetness naturally. ♪ doing it with a cold, just not going to happen. vicks dayquil -- powerful non-drowsy 6-symptom cold & flu relief. ♪ no matter
with his wife who is chief of protocol for our city and our state, charlotte schultz. so, thank you very much. (applause) >> certainly this partnership couldn't take place without all of the heavy lifting and hard work done by the san francisco fleet week association. so, thank you to general myatt for your vision. this is your three of not only the celebration events, but what you spoke to earlier. also the executive director of the fleet week association lewis lubin. thank you very much. (applause) >> i've had the pleasure of serving in the san francisco fire department for 22 years. it will benign years in nine since i stepped up and took the role of chief of the department. i continue to be proud of that. and i can say which i said earlier in the week, the coordination and the collaboration only gets better each year that we do this. and i'd also like to acknowledge the department of emergency management and all of her staff for coordinating so seamlessly with the fleet week association in addition to all of the other events that we have that's going on this week. so, thank you to ou
secretary of state and the woman who manages and orders around that secretary of state, charles m. charlotte schultz. (applause) >> now, this week as you know, there is a lot going on here. and in addition to welcoming you here at the scenier leader seminar, i want to tell you we were so excited that the sls would be here that we decided this weekend to also require the americas cup to celebrate -- to require the san francisco giants to have a play off game, the 49ers to play this weekend, the blue grass festival to be here, the parade, as well as the castro sea fair to coincide and welcome you in style. but i wanted to say a few words about the one thing that keeps me up as the head of the legislative body here in san francisco. the reason why i sit with many of our first responders on our city's disaster council, the reason why a few years ago chief white and i led almost a half a billion dollar bond campaign to rebuild the water, fire, and police infrastructure. about every six months i literally wake up in the middle of the night thinking about what would happen if a disaster struck our
meeting in charlotte, north carolina. bobby jindal, well, he didn't hold back. >> we've got to stop being the stupid party. and i'm serious. it's time for a new republican party that talks like adults. it's time for us to articulate our plans and visions for america in real terms. it's no secret we had a number of republicans that damaged the brand this year with offensive and bizarre comments. i'm here to say we had enough of that. >> some expect jindal to be a presidential contender coming up in 2016. >>> across the midwest and into the northeast, forecasters predict bitterly cold, potentially deadly conditions this weekend. several inches of snow fell yesterday on parts of the upper midwest in the ohio valley. look at these people. just standing and sliding on the ice. now the arctic air has a grip on the east coast. is this supposed to be fun or dangerous? >> it's fun. >> it's always cool until someone hits their head. >> mom always says don't play ball in the house. >> and some superstorm sandy victims, they're not having fun. they still have no heat. >> yeah. even the tennessee vall
cheese you'll see that one brand has 50% more salt than another. >> do you think atkins was a charlotte iton. >> i don't think so. i think he was a little bit out of the mainstream. he believed very strongly he had an answer to overweight, obesity and everything like that so i don't think testifies a charlotte iton. >> it's crashing now, that whole operation. $53 million worth of expired foods have to be unloaded. they've laid off 40% ofrkrce an0 marketing budget in half. there is a very serious question in this, though, and that appears to be transfat. there is toxicity. that is the area where it is. >> it causes heart disease. >> ok. >> it raises the bad cholesterol and lowers the good cholesterol. >> i want to know -- i want to understand that it is hydrogenated oil and that canola oil is not hydrogenated so the thing to do is to cook in canola oil like french fries and you do therefore thwart the effect of tranats, is that correct? >> you prevent the pduction of transfat. more and more companies are moving in that direction. and if you talked about -- >> should they lift the -- list
for the republican national committee continues today in charlotte, north carolina and lawmakers from the city are hoping the party chooses charlotte to host the republican national convention in 2016. they want a list of interested cities by the year of o the year -- end of the year. >>> some are getting camera shy and not letting you snap pictures of the yummy dish and then sharing it on facebook or instagram. the "new york times" has a list of restaurants rather who have instituted a no flash policy. they feel the photos ruin the ambience of the dining experience for others in the restaurant. for an eatery from brooklyn it's also distracting to the chef. >>> here's a fun fact for you. super bowl sunday won't be the first time ray lewis has tried to take down jim harbaugh. he's already done that once. it was 17 years ago. the san francisco 49ers' coach was first sacked victim ever in the legendary veer of the ravens -- career of the ravens' linebacker. like we said that was 17 years ago. harbaugh was the quarterback of the indianapolis colts. it was the ravens' first season of existence and
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at the rnc's winter meeting in charlotte. >> we've got to stop being the stupid party. i'm serious. it's time for a new republican party that talks like adults. it's time for us to articulate our plans and visions for america in real terms. it's no secret we had a number of republicans that damaged the brand this year with offensive and bizarre comments. i'm here to say we've had enough of that. >> let's bring in john braybender and nbc political analyst and former pennsylvania governor ed rendell. good morning, guys. >> good morning. >> morning. >> so, john, the stupid party, is bobby jindal right? >> i think we've made a lot of mistakes. the first thing is to understand we did make those mistakes. the biggest problem i have that we have to work on is that the average american and hard-working and lunch bucket americans don't feel we represent and fight for them anymore. the president did something very clear when he wanted to raise tax breaks or get rid of tax breaks for the wealthy in that he forced the republicans to fight for the wealthy and the average american said we no longer underst
baptist church of charlotte north carolina. the guest speaker was dr. calvin bust, pastor of the great absiddian church of new york where he succeeded his father as pastor and was the first black from new york to serve in the u.s. congress, and got over 67 bills passed through congress including title seven, head start, national student loan program, but that preacher dr. butts had lifts us to the seventh heaven with his oratory and after the service was over as i followed the platform party out to the foyer of that great cathedral there i looked up and i beheld a beautiful quilt at the center of many other quilts that the quilting ministry of friendship church had put on display, and when i saw that quilt that caught my eye i said to the pastor "dr. clifford jones, i want that quilt. i want that quilt ." dr. jones says "it's yours". when he took me to the car the limousine was there waiting for me and before i close the door i looked at him again and i said "dr. jones i want that quilt". he said "i told you it's yours. i will have my secretary mail it to you .". two weeks later p
. >> surviving flight 1549, a commercial aircraft, from new york to charlotte, lands in the hudson river in new york city. amazingly, all the passengers got out alive. >> and as we learned, a flock of birds had collided with us airways flight 1549, causing its engine to fail. what a story it was. >>> all day long you can stay on top of the very latest developments on those stories and the best political analysis on msnbc. tonight be sure to watch "nbc nightly news" with brian williams. >>> here's a look at what's coming up on the "today" show. savannah going one-on-one with supreme court justice sotomayor. and you'll also get to hear the kardashian sisters, kim and kourtney dish about marriage, motherhood and miami. >>> keep it on this station for weather, sports and more. thanks for watching today, just your first stop of the day today on your nbc station. have a terrific tuesday. >> our son is here because of this foundation. we'll always be indebted to that. >> conflicted and heavy hearts in the bay area this morning after lance armstrong's reported doping confession. >>> we're just hours aw
a horse, that's like a life's lesson. am i being too sentimental? >> there's wilbur and charlotte's web. there's a movie about the pig that rounded up the sheep. there's a precedence for this. >>> time for an early look at some of the stories we'll follow throughout the day on nbc. former arizona congresswoman gabrielle giffords visited newtown, connecticut. giffords who was shot and wounded at an event two years ago will have a private meeting with students and teachers where 20 students was killed. >>> idaho senator michael crapo is due in court on driving while intoxicated charges in alexandria, virginia. the senator has apologized and taken full responsibility for the incident. >>> on this date in 1943, soviet dictator joseph stalin appeared on "time" magazine as the 1942 man of the year. all day long stay on top of the very latest developments on these stories and the best political analysis on nbc. and watch "nbc nightly news" with brian williams. and finally here's what's coming up on the "today" show. as john boehner returns to the house after the fiscal cliff, hear why a member
in the last few years was due primarily to the vision and the dedication of three people, george and charlotte schultz and mike myers. i'd like to pause to thank all three of them for this work. (applause) >> and in april of 1996, my last year as secretary of defense, i met one morning intelligence briefing at 7 o'clock along with general charlie. the previous day general hughes had briefed us that the chinese military were to begin extensive military maneuvers in the taiwan strait. this morning we were stunned to learn that they had fired two missiles that landed just 10 miles off the coast of taiwan. the taiwanese had a presidential election underway, and the chinese were using a not too subtle way of explaining to them what they wanted the outcome of that election to be. thises was an unacceptable form of military coercion and both the general and i agreed that a strong response was needed by the united states, something more than a diplomatic letter of protest. after some discussion we agreed to send two carrier battle groups to taiwan. within an hour the president had approved our recomme
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